Zeiss HD5 & Burris XTR II anyone have both?


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Oct 10, 2010
North Carolina
I have narrowed it down to 2 scopes to replace the Viper PST 6-24 I have sold. It'll be going on top of my 260 Rem. Primarily for hunting with occasional med-long range shooting for fun...

I'm wondering if anyone has both of these scopes and could give me some guidance on my decision.
The Zeiss HD5 5-25 may be way ahead of the XTR II as far as glass but I REALLY like the features of the XTR II ie: reticule, illumination, FFP and ZS.
The only Zeiss reticule I would be going with would be the Plex with locking turrets. The RZ 1000 is too busy for my taste.
I like to be able to use reticule to range or make shots off of subtensions, I like zero stops as well as illumination but its not a complete deal breaker...
I'm just wondering how well the XTR II performs pertaining to low light (dusk/dawn)
I don't think I would be hurt by either decision, just wondering if anyone has both of these or has anything to add to help sway me more towards one or the other?
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